Models showing four screw propellers of increasing pitch, geared

Made:
1832-1857 in United Kingdom
patentee:
Bennet Woodcroft

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Set of four models, scale 1:16, in wood showing screws of increasing pitch geared, patented by Bennet Woodcroft in 1832, unsigned, British c.1832

Details

Category:
Marine Engines
Object Number:
1857-100/1
Materials:
steel (metal) and wood (unidentified)
type:
model - representation
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
credit:
Bennet Woodcroft Bequest